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Sharp eyes : John Burroughs and American nature writing

Author: Charlotte Zoë Walker
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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John Burroughs combined scientific observation with poetic spirit in his nature writing. This collection of essays explores Burrough's life and character, as well as his role as a writer and his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: John Burroughs; John Burroughs; John Burroughs
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Zoë Walker
ISBN: 0815628420 9780815628422 0815606370 9780815606376
OCLC Number: 43287016
Description: xxviii, 313 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Charlotte Zoe Walker --
pt. 1. Burroughs as Nature Essayist. The Bluebird of Perception: John Burroughs and the Nature Essay / Jack Kligerman. The Call of the Not So Wild / Bill McKibben. "Sensitive to the Verge of the Horizon": The Environmentalism of John Burroughs / Frank Bergon. John Burroughs: The Later Writings / Edward Kanze --
pt. 2. Burroughs and His Contemporaries. The Imperative of Seeing: John Burroughs and the Poetics of Natural History / Ralph Black. "The Best Read Naturalist"?: Burroughs, Emerson, and the Text of Nature / T.S. McMillin. Comrades: Scenes from the Friendship of John Burroughs and Walt Whitman / Edward J. Renehan, Jr. Kindred Spirits: The Relationship Between John Burroughs and John Muir / Jim Butler and Elaine Butler --
pt. 3. Far and Near. John Burroughs in Great Britain / Elizabeth Burroughs Kelley. John Burrough's (Re)Presentations of Alaska in His "Narrative" for the Harriman Alaska Expedition / Patrick Wasley. The Compleat Quest: Pilgrimage, Treasure, Transformation --
Burroughs and Fishing / H.R. Stoneback. "The First Cut from the Log": John Burroughs and the Art of Finding / Richard Parisio. Making the Self at Home: John Burroughs, Wendell Berry, and the Sacred Economy / Rebecca Kneale Gould --
pt. 4. Burroughs and the Issues. John Burroughs and the Honey Bee: Bridging Science and Emotion in Environmental Writing / Ralph H. Lutts.
Responsibility: edited by Charlotte Zoë Walker.

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